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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
versus the board of education. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> tonight we are taking a second look at earl warren one of the most popular governors in california history. he was elected to the state's top job three times in 1942, 1946 and 1950. he was so highly regarded that in 1946 he won the republican democratic and independent primaries and was unopposed in the general election. one of warren's major achievements at governor was to reform the prison system. bob mackenzie gives us a look at how two of the oldest california prisons changed at that time. >> reporter: by the dawn of the 20th century, san quentin had h
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
about the details, but luke mccann at the county office of education, told us deputies have been interviewing students and parents at various schools for the past two weeks. >> it's in the middle schools and primarily seventh and eighth graders. we're talking about girls that are entering puberty, 13, 14 years old. >> reporter: high school students tell me sexting has been around for years, but this time parents are concerned because they have heard some of the photos are being sold. >> it's child pornography. >> reporter: parents are being asked to talk to their kids and filter the content that keeps coming at them. >> it's part of this age we're living in, where everybody is involved in computer things and we don't have any control over it. as a parent, you can try to stop it, but it's kind of impossible. >> reporter: teachers and parents have already participated in a workshop designed to teach about safety in the digital world. another program is being offered on october 17th. reporting live in mill valley, patty lee, ktvu channel 2news. >>> and coming up at 6:15, new details
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
know what to say about it. >> reporter: just last wednesday, the trusted educator and volleyball and basketball coach was arrested at his home in albany in suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a student under 14. >> the allegations didn't sound like him. >> reporter: azumizaki posted bail the next day but charged had not been filed. but this morning, the investigation took a turn. >> reporter: we >> reporter: -- >> we got a call this morning for an alleged suicide. he did leave some correspondence behind. i don't want to get into the details of it but he did leave some correspondence behind. >> reporter: today he discussed the teacher's suicide. >> we don't know what to think about that. in a way it could mean guilt, in another he could have been so -- distraught. we don't know what to think about it. heather holmes. >>> the body of one of two fishermen who went missing off the coast was discovered this evening. family members say they found the body off the rocks of pigeon point after the coast guard called off it's search. 63-year-old carl dang disappeared yesterd
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> a community is trying to come to grips with the deaths of two neighbors killed by a good friend. ktvu's ann rubin talked to people who knew the men. >> reporter: neighbors never believed it would come to this. the suspect is being held where he declined our request for an interview. investigators are trying to understand what sparked the shooting. >> reporter: a cross. one for each victim. >> they were great, great friends. >> reporter: police believe it was a third friend, a man who lived across the street was responsible for gunning them down. they arrested him, a marine and vietnam veteran. >> he is strong willed. he is an ex-marine but the nicest guy. >> reporter: friends are in shock. saying they were close. >> they were over t
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
towards financial professional and educational goals. he will receive $500,000 and he can spend that money anyway he wants. >>> right now 6:18, we will check in with sal for a look at traffic. sal? >>> things are getting busier as you head out the door and let's take a look at the freeway. you can see traffic is going to be busy especially getting to emory i will have aen when you get to the bay bridge, metering lights are turned on and it is backed up beyond the 880 over crossing and we have another tight day at the crossing. dumbarton bridge looks good and so far so good it looks good to gilroy to morgan hill, nice looking drive to san jose and sunny veil. let's go to steve. >>> no breeze yet, she said how can i look great when it is this hot. julie, you look fabulous, don't worry. >> it is warm in many inland locations. there is no delta breeze, 70s and 80s near 100s inland and that sea breeze comes in later. 65 and 66 in hayward, this is rare occasion, no sea breeze anywhere. nothing has happened yesterday. you see the low coming up and once it cops in that wind will kick in and
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
describe it, balancing our budget, energy, those are the cornerstonee of my plan. first, education. i agree, education is key for the future of our economy. our training programs right now, 47 of them are housed in the federal government, reporting to eight difffrent agencies. we've got to get those dollars back to the states and go to the workers. the secondary, taxation. we agree, we have to bring the tax breaks down both for corporations and for individuals. in order to not lose revenue, also lowered deductions and credits and exemptions so we can take in the same amount of money when you account for growth. the third area, energy. energy is critical, and production of oil and gas in the u.s. is up, but not due to his policies, in spite of his policies. mr. president, all the increase in natural gas and oil has happened on private land, not on government land. on government land, your administration has cut the number of permits and licenses in half. i am president, i will double them, and also get the oil from offshore and alaska, and i will bring that pipeline in from canada. by
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Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> this week the house economy is expected to hear from libya. the house oversite and government committee is holding wednesday's hearing on the october 11th benghazi attack. now the hearing is bound to be politically charged as republicans have accused the obama administration of failing to respond to greater security at the benghazi office. >>> with 90% of the votes counted, chavez receives 54% to 45% for his opponent enrique capriles. capriles was expected to be the president's greatest challenger. >>> in iraq, the government executes 11 men. the number of executions are being called terrifying. international advocates have raised concerns about the fairness of trials, the transparency of court proceedings and the rumor of forced confessions. >>> natural steel pipes are being buried in the ocean bed. if a large earthquake were to hit, they could be raised to 121 feet above the
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> they beat them 12-5 and the victory on the final day capped one of the greatest come backs in baseball history. at one time the as trailed by 13 games. >> they never give up. >> we are just so happy to be here. >> success on the field is loading 700 division championships and they were sold out in minutes and they are expected -- [ technical difficulties, stand by ] [ audio problems ] >>> giants are getting ready for the weekend and catcher buster posey is having a batting title. they won for the first time in 70 years. he may even win most valuable player award. they will be there 7:30 at at&t park. >>> we are getting more crowded and you will see traffic coming through. also as you drive through, we'll see 680 has a mino
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time right now is 6:13. turkey is demands an emergency meeting. five civilians including three children were killed. syria says it was a tragic accident. but the u.n. security council calls it a violation of international law. turkey retaliated by shelling syrian military posts. the turkish prime minister says he doesn't want to go to war. >>> a film that depicts the osama bin laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the november election. navy seals shot and killed bin laden during a raid at his pakistani compound back in may of 2011. the new film which will air on the national geographic channel. national geographic says the time snot meant to be political. >>> many call it the most important jobs
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, during the night north texas shook from a 1.3 earthquake. it happened late saturday night and was centered in irving texas. walls cracked and pictures knocked off the wall. >> the couch shook side to side and you could feel the tremor coming through. >> seismologists say earthquakes are not unusual to north texas but it is not home to a major fault line. >>> it smells like rotten eggs and the stench is and coming from dead algae from a lagoon. air quality officials sent the lagoon's owner a notice of violation in hopes it will fix the smelly situation. >>> saturday night was really a noisy night for thousands of east bay residents, it was a loud cons certificate keeping them awake. it was called beyond wonderland and it t
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> it's the gap between technology education, technology access, broadband internet access being a huge part of that, and just overall technology, knowledge between white americans and black and latino americans. >> the gap is in the united states is real. >> the gap is very real, yes. 50% of african-americans have broadband access right now. 65% of white americans have it. when you start talking about lower income communities, under served communities that, 50% number drops dramatically. almost by half. >> what are the things we can do to close that gap between those that have and those that don't? >> looking at where we are. there is a high level of engagement on smart phones for african-americans, and i think that's why wr we need to take a look at the resources available to really grow a business or compete effecttively from a career standpoint with your actual smartphone, and there are -- >> blik blackberries, iphone. >> android. really want one of those. those are the ways in which you can -- in terms of technology start to take a look at where the value is in those outside of twe
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> an encouraging report on the labor market and better sales helped pushing the stock market higher, the government said 367,000 americans south unemployment benefits better than expected, the dow up 76, nasdaq up 13, s&p up 9. today mark zuckerberg announced facebook now has more than 1 billion active users each month. he made the announcement by updating his facebook page status. most is overseas, that is good news amid the difficult times it has been facing since then. >>> a group of activist taking a bus tour around the state urging voters to reject proposition 32 that would restrict california union's ability to raise and contribute money. the group stopped in oakland today, taking aim at the cokee brothers who they say have poured money into prop 32. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 a outbreak
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> a woman in custody after leading deputies on a wild chase. she ran several red lights on east 14th last night. once she got to the end of the street she turned around and went the other way. she was stopped and arrested at 61st avenue. the chase lasted nearly a half hour. a's have grabbed headlines but now play off fever is burning up on the other side of the bay. happening now, a rally for giants is underway at 24 willy mays plaza. alex, what's happening? >> reporter: willy mays plaza packed with fans, all of them have their rally towels and are ready to go. they're calling this orange friday rally, everyone geared up for the post season as you can imagine, fans decked out in orange and black, several hundred on hand outside of att park
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>> nudists in san francisco could soon be banned from some public spaces. supervisor scott weiner has introduced a new legislation. the legislation is a response to nudists gathering in some public areas of the castro district. last year the board banned nudists on benches unless the naked person first puts down a piece of material to sit down. >>> and mark is joining us, the a's have a lot of celebrating to do. >> they could celebrate again today. if the yankees lose again, they could have the best record of the american league. let's talk about last night, ken brantford nails
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Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> a family of five is serving for -- searching for a new place to call home after a fire ripped through their home. it started shortly after 1:00 in a backyard shed. everyone inside the house, three adults, and two children made it out safely. fire crews are still investigating the cause. >>> pg and e is fighting ignorance as part of legal claims that rose against the san bruno pipeline explosion. the utility said it didn't know the pipeline was fraud. hundreds of people sued pg and e following that explosion. th
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
after. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> for the second straight day the coast guard searched for two fisherman by pigeon point south of half moon bay. they went missing yesterday morning when their boat capsized. two others on the boat made it back to shore safely. it is believed the two others were not wearing life vests. the fire that gutted his law office is the latest in a string of attacks against him. they confirmed the fire was intentionally set. the case is being treated as a act of domestic terrorism. t
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> the anch a wildcard spot wi win tonight against the rangers and ktvu's fred inglis is live, it is possible the a's could win the division? >> reporter: absolutely all they have to do is sweep the texas rangers in the next three days. easier said than done but they coulclch a wildrd spot tonight, even if they lose and tampa bay and the angels lose well. they hope to get their 6th sell out of the year. th are here to buy tickets 4 s e re game tand some fans say this year's team re nds them of the 1970s. >> big red machine. what happened? joe, he grew up in oakland. got the work cut out r them. next thing you know -- >> reporter: what do you think of? >> fighters. young fighters. they are going to go all the way. they are hungry for th
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. quick thinking sacramento area schoolteacher who helped save the life of a choking student. >> after trying to swallow it, i was choking on it. >> he was in class and started choking on his breakfast burrito, his teacher saw him and performed the heimlich maneuver, something he learned ten years ago. >> i'm just glad it's over. ist all in a day's work. i'm glad i could help a student. >> i'm extremely thankful. >> his mom is thankful as well that the teacher said her son's life -- saved her son's life. >>> land mark on the
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
in just the last hour. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county sheriff's deputies chased a woman from san leandro to oakland entirely on east 14th. she went through one red light after the other. our cameras caught the chase on 14th. when she got to the end of east 14th she turned around and headed back the other way. it all lasted nearly a half an hour and came to an end at 64th avenue. that's where the woman was taken into c
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Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. >>> the milpitas city council braced for a controversial decision. but a decision was suddenly made for the council. many supporters of milpitas police say by and large the officers do a good job. we saw that last week when officers arrested a carjacking suspect as he tried to escape on foot to an apartment complex. but the city council began exploring outsource
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. the driver of the mini van was distraught at the scene and was not arrested or cited. >>> so far weekend of wall to wall events in san francisco has largely been a success. there will be more
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
o' captions made possible by the u.s. department of education and central city productions, inc. >>> this week on a special edition of "our world with black enterprise" we're at the entrepreneur es conference. coming up, a pilar in the african-american community for more than half a century and still going strong. i sit down with the reverend jesse jackson. plus, a panel of republicans refuses to sway on their position. finally, how one man engineered the perfect game plan. that's what's going on in "our world" up next. >>> for six decades the reverend jesse jackson has been on the front lines in the struggle for freedom and justice, keeping hope alive for millions around the world. >> it was parents and teachers join hands together, children have a foundation! >> i sat down with rev vend jackson to talk about his journey and where he's headed next. good to see you. >> god to see you, sir. >> how did you get involved in this struggle for freedom, become such a central part of this? >> in the 1960s, i wanted to use a public library and could not use it. i tried and use a public l
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
its neighborhood canvas program. >>> town hall meeting will be held to discuss education and its future in california. the gathering will be held with education officials. they hope community members will bring their concerns and ideas to that forum. >>> the program starts this morning at 9:00 a.m. community members can show up at 8:30 to sign it. it will be held at the san mateo city hall. >>> oakland student, teachers and families will rally in front of a local high school. they are concerned about the cuts to public education and services to children and families. they hope sharing personal stories will urge people to support prop 30. >>> right now, david blain is standing on a 20-foot platform surrounded by millions of volts of electricity. have crazy. he started at 4:30 yesterday in manhattan. he is wearing a 20-pound chain suit. he plans to remain on that platform without food for 72 hours. >> this is beyond impressive. and it is amazing. it is sort of like the harry howdini story. >> so blain's doctor says the main risk, exposure to by-products of that electric find air. s
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area news coverage. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> happening now a loud protest inside the oakland city council chambers we're looking here at council member larry reed and there's a group sitting in the audience here. they have marched from the da's office to city hall. it is a group protesting the fatal shooting. members of that same group essentially shutdown a city council meeting. the meeting itself hasn't started. our paul chambers is going to stay there. he will bring us any more developments coming u
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
mateo. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that cafornia isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out. >>> good morning. low and high clouds. mostly cloudy out there. it will be another cooler pattern inland. 60s and 70s. >>> welcome back. guilt or innocence to you -- good morning, to you. here's a quick looks at the stories we are following for you. two bart passengers were robbed at gunpoint. it happened around midnight after they just got off a bart tr
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. . >>> good morning, temperatures by the coast will take the biggest drop, it certainly will be in the 90s. >>> it is called tip watch. you can send an anonymous text to police and we will find out more about it when they release it today. >>> 18 teaching jobs are being ill eliminated. they are doing combination classes. all 23 of the district's elementary school is making changes because enrollment is lower than expected. it will save the district 1.2 million dollars. >>> friday, blue angels will making practice runs for fleet week. don't be alarmed if you say helicopters and they are going to be participating in a disaster response exercise. this morning a hoover craft will be landing on ocean beach and traffic could be rerouted in that area so be aware. and we have po
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> a new report today by the oakland police department criticizes the way opd has handled nine officer-involved shootings. a new call for a takeover of the department itself. rita? >> reporter: gasia, this has been an eventful week for oakland police. five homicides in less than 24 hours and we've learned the filing of a motion tomorrow for an unprecedented federal takeover of the police department. >> oakland has to change and there's no excuse for if fact that they have not. >> repor
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-- manners for communicating with our members. . >> he says kaiser is making great progress in educating women about the importance of early detection and they are screening 85% of patients. the american cancer society says 1-8 will develop breast cancer sometimes during their life and that this year more than a quarter million women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,000 will die. >>> a study says botox is a treatment for women with euronar incontinence. -- urnary incontinence. >>> this is the time of year gas prices normally drop, why prices are spiking this week. >> arve last night's -- after last night's debate the big news is about big bird and elmo. what you node to know -- need to know about public broadcast. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> gas prices seem to be going up by the minute here in california. one viewer tells us gas prices there gone up 40 cents in the past two days. and some think prices could top the all time average of $4.61. ktvu's john sasaki is here to tell us what is driving all of thi
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
. department of education launched an investigation into the charges filed in july by recent graduates. the complaint says the school's annual apartheid weekend couraged hate speech. the university says the protests are free speech. >> 7:15, a new poll shows republican presidential candidate mitt romney was the big winner in the debate last night. jacqueline live in the bureau doing fact checking about some of the statements made in that debate. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney stood out last night for being aggressive, constantly calling out president obama, keeping him on the defensive side. mitt romney also didn't back down when the two butted hads over tax plans. the president says romney's plans will raise taxes or increase the deficit. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion dollar tax cut on top of the extension of bush tax cuts another trillion dollars and 2 trillion in military spending they have not asked for. >> first of all i don't have a 5 trillion dollar tax cut or a tax cut of the scale you are talking about. >> romney says he will offset cuts by closi
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> live drive-time traffic. we have a problem in san francisco. westbound 80 right at the 101 split. there is an injury accident blocking that fast lane. the fire department is still there along with chp. a couple of cars got into it. they're hooking up vehicles to tow trucks. this could have an affect on the bay bridge. so hearing this you might want to get out here. the bay bridge is light but it could change without one lane blocked on west 80. 7:42. let's go back to the desk. >>> thank you, sal. u.s. stocks ar
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00am PDT
, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. lots of prepaid cards come pre-enough is enough.ems. introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card with no-fee reloads and withdrawals at chase atms. and no headaches, hassles or confusion. all for one flat monthly fee. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. starting at $6.99. our tri-tip with hand-breaded onion straws, our crispy shrimp smothered in bang bang sauce, and tuscan chicken on focaccia. sizzler. >>> it's bonus videos you can find on our website. steven has a good one. >> beth, the first thing i
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Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> reporter: the intimate setting helped foster new relationships and a chance for education. >> that's the important thing is that we all grow together and we all try to step up and help one another when we need it. >> thank you. >> reporter: gl that was-- >> >>> an amber alert has been issued for two children after their house burned down in tennessee. authorities do not know if 9- year-old chloie leverette and her 7-year-old half brother gauge danielle died in sunday's fire. they haven't been able to find the children's remains. >> at this point we don't know but, you know, we would like to see closure as well. >> the children lived in that house with their grandparents who did die in that fire. authorities also say the children are not with their mother who has been investigated in the past by child services. >>> the trial against pope benedict's former butler reconvenes on tuesday. 46-year-old paolo gabriele will take the stand himself. he's accused of stealing vatican documents and leaking them to a journalist. the trial started yesterday in front of a three-judge vatican court. p
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Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> the first of three presidential debates is now in the book. we have got the word that on the national level, most polls indicate this race is a dead heat. among the popular vote in many of the swing states, it has tightened up considerably. in florida, it is a statistical dead heat. in the state of ohio, which nn republican has never won an not won the white house, the lead is in president obama's favo . >>> good evening, everyone. i'm frag somerville. >> julie maener. much of the discussion focus on the economy and jobs. >> as you said, the focus clearly on the economy from jobs to taxes to the deficit. mitt romney went on the attack early among other things on what he planned to cut. >> obama care is on my list, apologize mr. preside
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
insurance and low education. the abortion rate for every 1000 women in the study was less than 8. that is much lower than the national rate of 20 abortions for every 1000 women. the study was conducted between 2008 and 2010 at washington university school of medicine in st. louis. >>> a new warning tonight for heavy smokers and drinkers. researchers say you may face pancreatic cancer earlier in life. a new study from the university of michigan finds pancreatic cancer is diagnosed almost 10 years earlier, at age 61, in heavy smokers and drinkers compared to people who don't drink or smoke. the study also found that beer drinkers were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at an earlier age than those who drank other types of alcohol, such as wine or liquor. >>> bee keepers in france say they are seeing strange colored honey. some of it's been coming out of the hive blue, even green. they say they think the color might be coming from a nearby factory that makes m&m's. they speculate that instead of picking up pollen from flowers, the bees are gathering the colored sugar coming from that plant the
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Sep 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> crews in san jose are working to reopen a road that was closed down early this morning when a driver hit a pole knocking down several power lines. the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. near the interception of almendinger expressway. it appears the 18-year-old driver fell asleep at the wheel. she suffered nonlife threatening injuries. thousands of people lost power overnight but power has since been restored. >>> an arson investigation is under way after fire destroyed a south bay warehouse. ktvu's matt keller is live in san jose where the flames make some near by apartment residents pretty nervous, matt. >> reporter: ken, we watched some work crews put up this chain link fence around the warehouse. the only thing still standing is some of the fence of the front section as the flames de
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Sep 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
significant cooling trend. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> th
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Oct 4, 2012 9:30am PDT
politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> time for us to take a trip inside the male mind. >> uh-oh. >> short film called "maybe" written, directed, and shot by john gray posted on virgin media. short. >> she looks like she'd be an interesting person. shows a flare girls simply don't go. maybe she's lonely, too. >> i feel like men don't think this much. >> they don't. they look straight at the butt or boobs and start thinking can i do her? >> give us a little more credit than that. >> maybe i have a chance to talk to her, through some measure of miracle she talks back, and she likes me. maybe we take a bus together and the conversation flows. maybe i ask to see her again and she bull[ bleep ] and says, yes. maybe she can't help take it quick. make look up and sap it's okay becaus
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Oct 6, 2012 10:00pm PDT
education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. find your perfect color with a buy one, get one pint offer. visit benjaminmoore.com/promo. . >>> if you couldn't find anything to do in san francisco today, you probably were not looking. ktvu's cysteine kafton tells us that the city was packed with visitors today and is planning for more of the same tomorrow. >> reporter: if you were singing the blues in san francisco today, it wasn't because there was nothing to do. hardy districtly bluegrass festival continued today with crowds in the thousands. >> the blue angels. they are all impressive, but the blue angels are phenomenal.
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
lick pictures of them -- sending pictures of themselves. >> at the county office of education told us deputies have been interviewing students and parents at various schools for the past two weeks. >> primarily 7th and 8th graders. you are talking about girls that are entering puberty, 13, 14 years old. >> high students tell me sexting has been around for years. parents are concerned. they have heard some of the photos have been sold. >> it's not just pornography. it's child pornography. >> talk to the kids and filter the content that keeps coming at them. >> part of this age where everybody is involved in computer things and we don't have any control over it. as a parent you can try to stop it but it's kind of impossible. >> schools are now looking at different programs to implement later this year to teach students about being safe and responsible in the digital world. patty lee ktvu channel 2 news. >> a group of protestors took to the streets tonight in a feminist vigil ante march. dozens of people marched for two hours tonight. one that said disarm cops. the protestors marched
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> very calm conditions out there. humidity is up. that's one good sign if you are looking for cooler weather. not much of a west wind yet. the fog is stillaways away. all signs point to cooler weather. 70s, 80s and 90s inland. >>> 7:15. well, in election news, republicans trying to revive president obama's ties to controversy pastor to jeremiah wright. alison burns is live in washington, d.c. to tell us how an old video is surfacing before the first debate. >> reporter: dave, the romney campaign insists it had nothing to do with releasing this video but conservative talk show hosts are making a very big deal about it, showing it -- saying it shows president obama engaged in a divisive class warfare. it's from a 2007 speech at an historicry black speech and in it, he praises jeremiah wright
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Oct 5, 2012 9:30am PDT
education. >> there are two ways in nature. more often strikes are warnings, danger. >> this is zoo education. he's showing stripes in nature are sometimes for camouflage, sometimes for warn you of danger. when you see a skunk, puts its back to you and tail up, you're about to be stinked upon. >> skunks can hit you in the eye at 12 feet, 4 meters. >> that's the skunk spray. he didn't pee. >> broke his water bolts. >> aimed straight for the eye. >> my goodness. i would literally fight this guy. >> you would have been the only one. because these people loved it. >> aim for the -- ♪ >>> the countdown gets a visit from the stork. >> maximum cute. >> number one is a video you'll go gaga for. >> it will put alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ too bad the guys aren't here we're clear. ok, swarm! swarm! hello [ female announcer ] pillsbury chocolate chip cookies. let the making begin >>> are you ready for some magic? >> yes. >> this is joe
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
, work towards informational educational and financial goals. >>> 7:24. there's another car recall to tell you about. honda recalling 600,000 mid- sized honda accord sedans. it involves accords with v-6 engines built for the we through 2007 year. the power steering hoses can crack. the honda says it won't have enough hoses. if you are having this problem, take your car in to honda. >>> sal? >> it's slow in the south bay. 101 became slow first. 280, people trying to get in the valley. not that much better. 85 is getting slow as well. 237 and 101, all of the ways getting into the valley, about the only thing i can say, we don't have any major crashes as we drive through. the morning commute looks pretty good. as you -- 0-minute delay as you get into the city before you get on the span. if you are driving on san francisco freeways, big scene northbound 280 at alemany. that crash has been there for about an hour. >>> let's go to steve. >> all right, sal. very quiet, very calm. no sea breeze yet. very calm, the warmest temperatures at 7:00 a.m. are in the city and along the coast, warmer t
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> stock prices pressing higher. the institute for supply management says manufacturing has grown for the first name four months. however, u.s. construction spending fell .6% in august. but housing activity still posted a solid gain. the dow is currently up, 149, the nasdaq is up 19, s&p up 13. >>> women are now major players in the world of mobile video games. the new research shows 60% of players on mobile devices are female. the study shows they prefer multi-player games like words with friends and win or draw. >>> another study, this from the pew research center says half of all american adults own a computer or a smartphone. more than a third of -- third of them look at the phones to look at news. >>> the new ktvu iphone app is ready to download. >>> cabinet ministers a
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Oct 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size.
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
future doctors some time next summer. >>> in other education news a south bay school district is cutting jobs and moving some students and teachers to other schools. the allen rock unified school district is notifying parents this week of changes. it's eliminating 18 teaching jobs but 13 of those are positions that have been left unfilled by the district. the district says it has 211 fewer students than projected and that attendance is down by more than 500 from last year. the changes are expected to save alum rock more than $1 million. >>> and new to san francisco could have to cover up thanks to a new proposal. supervisor says his office is getting an excessive number of complaints about the number of naked people who hang out near 17th and market streets in the cast. >> reporter: o district. now he's proposing a ban on public nudity except for events such as beta breakers. if the ban takes effect violators would be fined $100 for the first offense, $200 for the second, a third strike would result in a $500 charge or a misdemeanor criminal charge. >>> happening right now, we want to ta
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> october 17 in 1989 the giants were already in series getting ready to host the oakland a's in game three, never before had the bay area's two teams met in the world series. and the sports world was a buzz as fans awaited the ball game. but then something unscheduled changed the course of history. just minutes before the game was to begin, the loma prieta earthquake hit. here's gary cal's report on what happened next. >> downtown san francisco in the background and we zoom in to candle stick park. >> reporter: a
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Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
, twice, he used it, against the president, on energy policy, and he used it against him on education policy. but, during the section on entitlements, he didn't necessarily seem to be at his strongest. but... certainly much stronger than the president. >> chris: i want to ask you about a moment you didn't bring up, that has gotten a lot of attention, let's take a look at this one. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs and stop other things. i like pbs and i love big bird and i like you, too but i will not keep spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> chris: now was that smart, as a way to show that he is serious about cutting spending or always a mistake to take on big bird? >> well, you know, big bird is pretty popular but, you know, maybe the president would say big bird didn't build his own nest, i don't know. but, you know, i think that it is -- you know, it probably, you know, maybe not going after big bird, but, certainly, pbs, and, public broadcasting is popular in terms of taking them on in the spending, you know, on the spending
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
about this mornings commute. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> good morning. san jose right at 50 degrees. a hit chilly there 30s and 40s. incoming flight there i think that is southwest flight 1522 it's on time. temperatures today 50s and 60s and 70s. >>> here's a look at the top stories we are following right now. there is cleaning up to do in downtown oakland. protestors smashed windows at city hall and damaged some other buildings along franklin street during a protest last night. demonstrators that d
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
create jobs and reform the tax code and have an energy policy and education policy and a trade policy, and, mitt romney has put out more specifics on how to revive the economy and how to get people back to work than the income bebt president of the united states has, so, i hear the hammering in washington and, the process, and, come out into these states and see what we are talking about. see the forceful case we are making for economic opportunity, see the specific plans we're putting on the table, the bold solutions, mitt romney never once asked me to temper anything down, he said go out there and sell this. >> chris: you talk about the hand-wringing and there was a report, this weekend, that you were talking to conservative commentators, trying to get them to stay on board and not to jump ship and get discouraged, but in the course of the conversations you have admitted the campaign made missteps. >> i think, first of all, 47%, mitt, acknowledges himself, that was and in articulate way of describing how we are worried, more people are dependents on government, because they have no
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